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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The chamber together with burners, igniters, and injection devices in a gas turbine or jet engine where burning takes place.

Usage examples (32)
  • The flier asked, "You've mounted a combustor in a Lear?"
  • Also look for a design that protects the combustor from direct flame.
  • The combustor is changing as people become more environmentally sensitive.
  • Talbot looked like he couldn't even lift a wrench, much less a heavy combustor. for more
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